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a former navy s.e.a.l., chris kyle and his friend chad littlefield were shot and killed in ft. worth texas. the man who pulled the trigger is a veteran who kyle may have been trying to help with ptsd. susan candiotti joins us live with more. what do we know about how this happened? >> well, got some brand new information during the press conference. first of all, we learned about an alleged confession. and police say they think they also have found the murder weapon, when they describe as a semiautomatic handgun that was found at the suspect's house. let's back up a little bit. after the double shooting at that gun lodge, police say the suspected shooter who's 25-year-old eddie ray ralph took off in kyle's pickup truck. then they said that he went to his sister's house and told her and his brother what had happened, and then left that house. that's when the sister called the police. police put out an all points bulletin and tracked ralph, the suspect to his own house. now, the home was ringed, according to what one police lieutenant told me, with at least a dozen police officers. they trie
security fellows come. they were roughly army, navy, air force, state department. a couple weeks ago we had a meeting and the first person i called on was an army colonel. i said where were you last? he said in libya. i said did you know christopher stevens? he said everybody knew christopher stevens. he was our leader, fluent in arabic, constructive, positive, doing something, he was our leader. this spontaneous practically eruption from him. he was a foreign service officer. anybody who has served with a foreign service as i did as the secretary of state knows, what a very special group of people this is. they are very able people. dedicated. they work hard for our country. chris was extraordinary and stood out. i thought what image can i think of that might express our way of thinking about him. i thought of the great seal of our republic. i don't know how many of you have ever looked carefully at it. the center is an eagle. in one talon the eagle is holding an olive branch. the eagle is looking at the olive branch to show that the united states will always seek peace. the other talon, t
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will be laid to rest today. an american hero killed on u.s. soil, former navy seal and celebrated author of "american sniper," chris kyle was shot and killed in a gun range yesterday. he was 38 years old. >> reporter: the loss of chris kyle, the u.s. military's most lethal sniper has stunned the military community where he was revered for his skill and heroic service. he wrote the best-selling auto biocography, "american sniper." it details his 150-plus kills of american insurgents. he and another man were killed at rough creek lodge in texas yesterday afternoon. the accused shooter is believed to be a former troubled soldier. 25-year-old eddy ray root of lancaster is believed to have shot the victims around 3:30 in the afternoon. fleeing the lodge in a pickup truck. a 911 call reporting the debets didn't come in until roughly 2 hours later in the afternoon. a motive is unclear am but local texas station wfaa channel 8 is reporting that root suffered post traumatic stress disorder. kyle and chad littlefield had taken root to the range to help him cope and root reportedly turned on the tw
marine eddie ralph shot and killed the legendary navy seal sniper chris kyle and one of kyle's friends. he is the author of the best selling book "american sniper," he did four tours in iraq and reportedly had more than 160 confirmed enemy kills, including one from 1.2 miles away that he actually called straight-up luck. a bit of modesty from a man so feared on the battlefield that he say the rockies nicknamed him the devil of ramadi. put a price on his head. he told our bill o'reilly that he was more interested in saving americans than killing iraqis. >> i wasn't so much committed to killing them as i was committed to making sure every servicemen over there, whether american or ally came home. >> shepard: the military gave kyle a chestful of medals including chest full of stars. bronze star valor. kyle left the u.s. navy in 2009 and dedicated himself to helping his fellow veterans. >> chris kyle was an incredible person. i mean, all the headlines are that he is the most deadly and proficient sniper in american military history. that's part of it. but chris is probably one of the most
effective navy seal sniper in history. chris kyle survived four tours of duty in iraq. but police say in the end he was killed this weekend by a marine veteran he was ready to help. gregg: kyle had 160 kills. the terrorists dubbed him the terror of ramadi and put a bounty on his head. martha: he was acting as a mentor to this man eddy ray ralph before police say ralph turned the gun on him and killed him. casey, what's the latest on the investigation here? >> reporter: this is a bizarre story, one that's developing all the time. the detectives are working on figuring out how these three men knew each other exactly and for how long. apparently they had all ridden in the same vehicle together to that gun range on saturday. but the motive in terms of what spurred the attack is unclear. that what's they are trying to figure out. police say kyle and chad littlefield had been dead for several hours before their bodies were discovered after 25-year-old eddy ray ralph reportedly shot the two men with a semiautomatic handgun. he hopped in crisp truck and fled the scene. he was arrested at his
. iraqi insurgents called him the devil. the this morning the former navy s.e.a.l. who wrote about making more than 150 sniper kills is dead. cnn has learned chris kyle was shot to death at a gun range near ft. worth, texas, yesterday along with another man. kyle is perhaps best known for penning the book, american sniper. it details his four combat tours in iraq. staerted a foundation to help veterans battling posttraumatic stress disorder. the gunman accused of killing him was a former marine who suffered from ptsd. our pentagon correspondent barbara starr joins me by phone. barbara, you've been dicking into this. what more do you know? >> this sad story emerged late last night, randi. the pentagon is trying to assemble what they can at this point about the service record of chris kyle and the man taken into custody, 25 years old. he was caught by police in texas after a brief pursuit, has been arraigned on two counts of capital murder. another man was shot along with chris kyle at this shooting range. the initial reports are that the men had gathered there and they were helping this fo
in u.s. military history killed at a shooting at a texas gun range. chris kyle a navy seal that served in four tours in iraq. he and another man were gunned down by a former soldier who kyle was reportedly helping with post-traumatic stress disorder. eddie ray roth has been charged with two counts of murder. molly is live with more on this tragic story. >> chris kyle the u.s. military's most deadly sniper and another man were both killed at rough creek lodge 50 miles southwest of fort worth texas. authorities have identified the shooter as man from lancaster now in police custody. they confirmed that he was a decorated corporal that has been deployed to iraq and served in haiti. he is believed to have shot kyle and his friend, chad littlefield at close range before fleeing the lodge area in kyle's stolen pickup truck. a motive remains unclear but he suffered from post-traumatic stress syndrome. kyle had taken him to the range in an effort to help him cope and was reportedly turned on the two men. after the murders, texas authorities said he drove to his sister's house and told her and
.s. -- enlisted in the u.s. navy to fight in world war ii. that was the start of his great career in public service, and john, i am proud to be here by your side. mr. chairman, i spent a lot of time sitting in your seat, and congratulations on not having to do that today -- >> i don't know how long it will last, but thanks for pointing it out. >> you and senator mccain have effectively guided this committee in its important role as an compelling voice for defense. you have managed to pass authorization bills even during contentious times. thank you both for your dedicated service to our nation. i am confident that you and senator inhofe will continue this tradition, and that senator mccain will still be a very, very valuable member and a voice on this committee. i believe our nation is fortunate to have a nominee for secretary of defense with the character and the experience and courage and leadership that chuck hagel would bring to this position. first, chuck is acutely aware that even in an age of rapid technological advances, our military capability and effectiveness depend on the qualit
that could be used to, basically, block the chinese navy from moving into the western pacific from the east china sea. they have been a source of daily confrontations on the sea and now in the air between japan and china. you have two new administrations, one in china, one in japan. there is a hardening of positions on both sides. there's the usual diplomatic feelers, but i haven't talked to anyone who takes them particularly seriously. and we are one ep3 incident away from potentially a major conflict between japan and china. now, do i think it would be a war? no. on the other hand, the tensions and the domestic tensions in both countries, i think, mean that this would not be very easy to solve. and whoever backs down either before conflict or after conflict is going to lose an enormous amount of credibility and influence in the region. both sides know that, and that's why they are now moving forward to getting much closer to war. the third thing is managing this broader, broader china relationship. and here's where i'll link it back to what dani said and wrap up my comments. this is the l
's not enough on the plate, we also still have a navy ship stuck on a world heritage site coral reef in our ally the philippines. and oh, by the way, north korea is gearing up for what may be yet another nuclear test. and they say that we are the reason they are doing it there is a lot going on in the world. secretary of state's a hard job, if not the hardest job in the united states government other than the presidency. you're responsible for so much. hillary clinton reflected on the breadth of responsibilities for a secretary of state during the exit interview that she did yesterday with the ap. but in that interview, she also reflected on our own country's governing capacity. look at what she said. this is how the ap wrote it up. "secretary of state hillary rodham clinton is leaving office with a slap at the critics of the obama administration's critics of the handling of the september attack on a u.s. diplomatic mission in libya. there are some people in politics and the press who can't be confused by the facts. they just will not live in an evidence-based world. and that is regrettable. it
to other people. >>gretchen: other stories: the former marine accused of killing former navy seal is under watch right now. he was taken to a psychiatric hospital in september after threatening to kill himself and his family. >> he debate -- didn't talk to nobody. he would give you a dirty look all the taoeufplt one of those people you don't want to hang out with. >>gretchen: chris lived by a professional motto: it is our duty to serve those who serve us and he died honoring this creed. we're hearing from passengers in that deadly bus crash in california. the brakes went out as the bus went down a mountain road. passengers called 911. seven people died. dozens were hurt including an 11-year-old whose mother did not survive. >> we knew we were going to wake up. she asked my mom? i have to give a reason for my sister. >>gretchen: records show the bus company failed more than one-third of its federal safety inspections; some cases for brake and tire problems. >> the lead singer of a 1960's rock band the trog has passed away. ♪ wild thing ♪ you make ♪ my heart sing >>gretchen: he was fam
sequestration that guts our military and navy fleet and guts our marine corps and army in a a way we can't afford in a dangerous world. at the same time we have to recognize we better get our spending under control. dod can contribute to that by cutting fat. being smarter how it spends the dollars it does have. ultimately we have got to find courage in washington to get it under control. >> you mentioned gutting our fleet. what's going to happen in something happens in north north korea. >> let's ships, training, and therefore less deploimentsd. these carrier groups are not going to be able to get out to be where they need to be and do what they need to do if they don't have the money on the front end. that is what you will see down the line. navy project power. 70% of the world is water. 80% live near water. this is how america projects power. if we allow i'm an army guy. we need our navy. and we need it strong and ability to project and cutting it and gutting it, we cannot afford it in this dangerous world today. >> all right, pete. thank you so much. we have to leave it there who are
to say in vietnam. this is navy pilot john mccain with his squadron in 1965 before he was captured. hagel made reference to the vantage point an enlisted man has in war. >> i saw it from the bottom. i saw what happens. i saw the consequences and the suffering and the horror of war. so i did question a surge. i always ask the question, is this going to be worth the sacrifice, because there will be sacrifice. in the surge case in iraq, we lost almost 1,200 dead americans during that surge and thousands of wounded. now, was it required? was it necessary? senator mccain has his own opinion on that shared by others. i'm not sure. i'm not that certain that it was required. >> you know, the horror of vietnam, where i wasn't -- i always point that out -- the guys who were, into the jungle, fighting an enemy you couldn't see. there were no p.o.w.s in the jungle wars. they didn't take prisoners. you know, what we did with ours, we turned ours over for god knows what kind of treatment. that was a horrible war. the p.o.w.s were the pilots shot down and used as bargaining chips, but the war itself was
, former navy officer, and husband of gabby giffords. and he's going to be on, along with wayne la pierre, head of the national rifle association. so it should be a very interesting show. >> then perhaps rounding it out, since it is super bowl sunday, you'll have a little segment on picks? who are you liking in this game? >> well, i don't know we'll do a segment on picks, because frankly who cares what we think. you know, look, if your team isn't in it, and obviously the skins aren't, you don't really care. i like both teams, and -- but if you force me to say, i think the niners, yeah. >> all right. going west coast us on. all right. >> west coast. look, i'm the little brother in my family. and jim harbaugh's the little harbaugh. maybe that's why. >> makes sense. chris wallace, host of fox news sunday, 9:00 a.m. on fox 5 sunday morning, right here. good way to pregame for the super bowl, which airs at 6:30 that night. chris, thanks a lot. see you this weekend. . >>> coming up next, contestant featured on last night's american idol comes clean. the lice he told about his military service,
ourselves a target. >>steve: memoirs of an navy seal sniper. thank you for your story. >> you bet. god bless america. >>steve: god bless america. thank you, sir. great. 19 minutes after the top of the hour. straight ahead on the rundown, she's one of the most famous coaches in basketball history. now pat summit's son is following in her footsteps. she's going to join us live. then the president promised to help the middle class, but now the middle class is making less. we're going to try to put money back in your wallet. [ male announcer ] coughequence™ #8. waking the baby. [ coughs ] [ baby crying ] ♪ [ male announcer ] robitussin® liquid formula soothes your throat on contact and the active ingredient relieves your cough. robitussin®. don't suffer the coughequences™. mommy's having a french fry. yes she is, yes she is. [ bop ] [ male announcer ] could've had a v8. 100% vegetable juice, with three of your daily vegetable servings in every little bottle. of philadelphia cream cheese. it always begins with fresh, local milk, blended with real wholesome cream. going fresh from the farm
of the competitive navies, the french or spanish, in the british navy, a british naval officer had to stop as a midshipman. he had to be able to do -- start as a midshipman. he had to be able to do every job on the ship. they were not the aristocracy given commands -- giving commands. they were middle-class people who became highly professional. and competent. their crews were built on being highly professional and competent. as you know, to a degree, cruise benefited when they captured or destroyed any ship -- crews benefited when they captured or destroyed any ship. to a degree, they became entrepreneurs of battle. what nelson understood was they were self-motivated and extraordinarily competent entities. what he had to do was move them into position where those motivations and those talents could be put in position. he did not have to fight the fight. he did not have to micromanage. he had to build them into confident, competent, capable, self-contained crews and leaders, maneuver them into position where they could have the effect that he wanted, and then do it. that was very similar t
governor, who is openly gay. there's a hispanic who was a former navy s.e.a.l. and has been in the financial sectors for 15 years. there's also former governor weld. we have good candidates. i think you're going to see them come in and filing now. this is a special election. anything can happen in a special election, as scott brown himself shows. >> we don't know what's going to happen. we don't know the democratic candidate may be. what do you think? >> first of all, i applaud senator brown for his decision to step aside, so to speak. i do believe that this seat will now lean democratic for obvious reasons. it is a blue state. the democratic party is much stronger today than it was two years ago and i also believe that duval patrick made a good decision with the interim person that will free up the democratic party that put all of its resources in securing a seat for the special election. there's no question that running for senate is a costly endeavor and with ed markey and perhaps mr. lynch, we'll have a vigorous primary but the democrats are united in massachusetts and w
of the negotiations. the suspect is jimmy lee dikes and a war veteran that won awards in the navy in the 1960s. the standoff has been going on since tuesday afternoon. more than 90 hours at this point. that's when police say that he boarded a stopped school bus just up the road behind me and demanded two children come with him. when the bus driver refused, police say he shot and killed the driver and made off with the boy named ethan who has a mild form of autism. police have been negotiating with the suspect ever since. they have been talking with him through a ventilation pipe attached to the bunker and this entire community is hoping and praying for a peaceful resolution here. the sheriff says that he is thank the suspect for taking care of the child and the child so far is physically unharmed. >> we will come back to you for an update. >> were of the attention in washington has been on guns. wednesday's senate hearing on changing the gun laws was the chamber's first since the newtown, connecticut shootings and the lines were drawn for change and the roadblocks have been going up. i want to
becomes the highest ranking woman in the u.s. navy. so thrilled to be with you this morning on the curvy couch. each friday this month sharing the history that we all share as americans. >> gretchen: that was a great piece. we were honored to have gabby here on the curvy couch. she talked a lot about her faith, being an inspiration in her life as well. thanks for bringing that to us. >> sure. the whole time we were sitting here, we were being barked at. tell people why. >> gretchen: yes. because puppy bowl is coming up! >> i love it. >> gretchen: it's one of my favorite times of the year. >> all right. i'm glad i'm here. >> gretchen: we'll have the puppy bowl. have a great weekend. >> you, too. >> gretchen: i give god 10%. why do you get 18? hear from the pastor who left that note on her receipt and she tipped off one waitress, coming up. [ male announcer ] how do you make america's favorite recipes? just begin with america's favorite soups. bring out chicken broccoli alfredo. or best-ever meatloaf. go to campbellskitchen.com for recipes, plus a valuable coupon. campbell's. it's amazing
: i came out of training in july, 1968, went to the united states navy, and belt with peak -- dealt with people coming back from "apocalypse now," essentially. the involvement that john kerry had, i saw the people on those boats. host: did that inspire you to run for congress, serving in your 13th term? guest: absolutely, i came back in july of 1970 and was elected. i think war was generally destructive. that is why i opposed the iraq war. i have seen the movie before. i know what is coming back from iraq and afghanistan and i did not want it to happen. we are inundated with suicide and all kinds of problems in our society. that had an impact on me, john kerry, chuck hagel -- a lot of us went through all of us to understand what war is all about. host: a little background as we talk to jim mcdermott. wayne, a question or comment for the congressman. caller: healthcare, medicare stuff like that, -- medicare should stay with the younger -- elder folks that earned it. healthcare, right now, it should be with the company's. -- companies. right now i am with a -- i am a truck driver. we
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